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Not Fasting before HIV screening does matters?

Hi Robert, I remember i had a cup of coffee & a cigiratte an hour before HIV screening test and it was around 10 am in the morning. I am HIV negative. W'ld coffee and cigiratte matters before HIV test?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Fasting is not necessary for HIV screening. However, I do have a piece of medical advice for you. Quit smoking! If you don't, cigarettes Read more »

how fast does HIV + turn to Aids

My brother just told me he has HIV positive and he found out a year and a half ago. He said he has... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Barber Puts Shop on HIV-Prevention Front With Fast, Free Tests

...would walk in and grab handfuls. I'm trying to get in touch with them again and let them know I've moved." Of the 2,022 new HIV/AIDS cases diagnosed last year in North Carolina, two-thirds were African Americans. Back to other news for February... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

The United States' HIV Immigration Ban Eliminated? Not So Fast!

... In July, Congress passed an amendment that lifted the statutory ban on the admission of people with HIV into the United States as part of the reauthorization of PEPFAR, the global AIDS bill now known as the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on FDA Fast-Track Review System for AIDS Drugs

...meant to encourage drug makers to produce FDCs to facilitate the delivery of drugs to rural areas in countries hard-hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to ensure the drugs' safety and effectiveness. Summaries of the editorials appear below: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Progenics HIV Drug Gets Fast Track Status

...announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track status to its PRO 140 therapeutic for the treatment of HIV. The drug, which is now in early-stage trials, is a humanized monoclonal antibody directed against CCR5, a molecular... Read more »
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Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...@1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every 3 months . My T-Cells would be droping so fast and in times it would be up again . There would be times that I would have 510 T-Cell and Viral Load would be... Read more »

I'm just so scared need a little advice

Posted by shadow1234567, 4 Replies
...hurt and then the pain spread to inside penis about 3-4 inches and finally went away after 2 weeks. Just to ask, can you get HIV from that damn q-tip if it was on it or from his hands the doc? 15-16 Jan had night sweats. On 17 Jan 08 I started... Read more »

How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
...I have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...faith in God, I know He is going to see me through this. I just dont understand why does it seem everything is progressing so fast yet I feel great. Someone, anyone, please help a BROTHER out. Thanks. P.S. Should I change doctors? I called my... Read more »